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I am impressed by his ability to command the attention from all in the room and speak clearly.”                                           


He is definitely experienced in legal matters, particularly in construction law. As a construction company, we greatly benefit from Kelvin's helpful and professional advice, as he provides us with valuable insights.


Kelvin has over 18 years of experience in dispute resolution, notably in construction law. 


He has represented clients at all levels of court including the High Court and Appellate Courts. Kelvin also has vast experience in arbitration and adjudication. 


The projects in which Kelvin has been involved includes buildings, infrastructures, utilities, O&G refineries and solar plants. 


Kelvin is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrator and the Malaysia Institute of Arbitrators. He is a panel arbitrator under the Asian International Arbitration Centre as well as  a panel adjudicator under the Construction Industry Payment And Adjudication Act 2012. 


He is a contributor for Janab’s Practice and Legal Remedies (2nd Ed) on the chapters on Specific Reliefs Act and Agency. 




  • Managing Partner

Area(s) of Practice 

  • Dispute Resolution

  • Construction Law   


  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (2005) 

  • Certificate of Legal Practice 

  • LLB (Hons) Nottingham 

Professional Affiliations 

  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) 

  • Fellow, Malaysia Institute of Arbitrators (FMIArb) 

  • Malaysian Bar Council Arbitration Law Committee (2018 - 2020) 

  • Malaysian Bar Council Construction Law Committee (2018 - 2020) 



  • Chapters on Specific Reliefs Act and Agency, Janab’s Practice and Legal Remedies (2nd Ed) 


  • Acting for a main contractor in a RM 160 million arbitration dispute against a subcontractor involving a steam cracker plant in the RAPID Project in Pengerang Johor Darul Takzim 

  • Acting for a specialist design and build contractor in a RM 37 million involving the design and construction of the Automated Storage and Retrieval System for the Ministry of Defence 

  • Acted for a main contractor in a RM 25 million arbitration dispute involving the construction of a research and development building in the University of Technology Petronas 

  • Acting for a main contractor in an arbitration dispute involving the Sungai Malacca Rehabilitation and Beautification Project 

  • Advising a specialist design and build contractor involving the design and construction of large scale solar photovoltaic plants 

  • Acted for a main contractor to obtain an injunction against a demand on a performance bond on grounds of unconscionability

  • Acted for a main contractor in a RM 86 million dispute involving the Butik Botak Squatter Re-settlement scheme against the state government 

  • Acted for a main contractor in a dispute involving wrongful termination by a state owned development corporation 

  • Acted for earthwork subcontractors in a dispute involving an integrated golf and country club township  

  • Acted in a RM 28 million dispute involving excavation of rock material against government linked companies 

  • Acted for a contractor in an arbitration dispute involving a sewage treatment plant against a national sewerage consortium 

  • Acted for consultant engineer in a dispute involving alleged structural failure and soil condition 

  • Acted in a subrogation claim involving the design and construct of the fire safety system in a furniture factory in Pulau Pinang 

  • Acted for subcontractors and main contractors in numerous adjudication proceedings


  • Acted for a fabricator in a RM 9 million dispute involving design and fabrication of Motor Control Centre panels 

  • Acted for a supplier in a dispute involving an electric curing chamber/ vessel and monorail cartridge loading system for tyre re-treading production. 

  • Acted for a factory owner in a dispute involving rice milling machineries 


  • Acted for an exclusive licensee in a copyright and passing off action involving publication of past year exam papers. 

  • Acted for a FMCG / coffee sachet company in a passing off action. 

  • Acted for the solution provider in a RM 7 million arbitration matter involving the integrated revenue management system and solution for state agencies. 


Kelvin has also acted in other various areas of law, including the following matters: 

  • Acting in a matter against an OEM manufacturer involving defects from the manufacturing and packaging processes 

  • Acted for several developers and business owners against DBKL before the Appeal Board under the Federal Territory (Planning) Act 

  • Acted against a multinational manufacturing and electronic conglomerate in a dispute involving allegation of fraud 

  • Acted for an O&G company in a matter involving the collision between a supply vessel and an offshore oil rig 

  • Acted in an arbitration in respect of an integrated banking system 

  • Acted for the hotel operator in a dispute involving a car park management agreement of a hotel   

  • Acted in disputes involving winding up proceedings  

  • Acted in disputes involving shareholders’ dispute of a private limited company  

  • Acted in disputes involving land 

  • Acted in disputes involving sales and purchase agreements and tenancy agreements 

  • Acted in disputes involving sales of goods and/or services 

  • Represent banking and financial institution in recovery, execution, bankruptcy and winding up proceedings 

  • Advised client in a dispute involving the sale of business providing outsource delivery service 

  • Advising and preparing construction contracts documents 

  • Advising venture capital investors in investment and shareholders’ agreement in e-commerce and/or start-up investments

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